[rancid] Re: Netscreen: nlogin file 'set console page 0'

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Nov 12 07:31:59 UTC 2008

Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 10:45:29PM +0000, Jethro R Binks:
> On Tue, 11 Nov 2008, john heasley wrote:
> > Some (broken) devices, like Foundry, have a global setting to 
> > disable/enable the pager that is permanent and affects all users.
> Perhaps once, but does not appear to be the case even on modestly recent 
> versions of the Foundry OS that I am familiar with (BigIron 7.6, 8.0, 
> Super-X 3.x, 4.x, FWSX).  skip-page-display is a Priv exec command that 
> affects only the current session.  Maybe it is time to remove the naughty 
> words surrounding this bit in flogin :)

any who aspire to have a cisco-like CLI then make a simple command
different, like terminal length 0 which has been around since IOS 8.0,
deserve the naughty bits.

> "Serial console and Telnet CLI users can individually enable or disable 
> page-display mode without affecting the page-display mode of other CLI 
> users.
> ...
> This command is equivalent to the no enable skip-page-display command at 
> the global CONFIG level."
> Global config command "enable skip-page-display" is per-system, rather 
> than per-user.  I guess the per-session priv exec command came later.
> I note similar comments for Extreme: "... an extreme (since the pager can 
> not be disabled on a per-vty basis)".

can it be now?  whats the command?

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